8. Close Encounters - Part 2 - Guest Erik Palmgren
1561 Germany, are reports of colors in the sky signs of alien battle? 1668 an American preacher looks through a telescope and notices something on the moon. 1187, as Saladin's forces break through the gates to Jerusalem, a few soldiers smuggle out a precious artifact and hide it on a Canadian island.
Our host Fredrik continues the mission to discover what is genuine, fake, and somewhere in between on the TV-show Ancient Aliens. This week we are joined again by archeologist and teacher Erik Palmgren on a sightseeing tour through the close encounters of our past.
This week we finished up episode 4 from season one titled “Closer Encounters”. In this second half we do uncover old journals, a few theories and some new travel destinations.
Topics discussed in this episode:
1561 Celestial phenomenon Nuremberg
Cotton Mathers UFO
Plurality of worlds theory
Oak Island Mystery
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Sources, resources and further reading suggestions
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Jason Colavito - An orion correlation on the hopi reservation
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Music used in this episode:
“Now we ride” by Alexander Nakarada
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Barcarolle - Prelude - Tschaikowsky (Tchaikovsky) - Classic Concert Grand Piano (Die Jahreszeiten - The Seasons)
“Untouchable” - Dan Philipson
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